Ticats Sign Eight Canadians, Including Draft Picks & Juniors
TICATS SIGN EIGHT CANADIANS, INCLUDING DRAFT PICKS AND JUNIOR INVITEES
Hamilton, Ontario – The Hamilton Tiger-Cats added eight Canadian players to their roster today, including two CFL Draft selections and three local junior football standouts.
Forbes, a 6-3, 300-pound native of Toronto, Ontario, recorded 20.5 tackles and 2.5 quarterback sacks at defensive tackle with Concordia last season.
Rwabukamba (Rub-uh-come-buh), a 5-11, 180-pound native of Windsor, Ontario, played four seasons as a defensive back at Duke, recording 123 tackles and two interceptions in 45 games.
Brown, a 6-1, 345-pound offensive lineman, and George, a 6-1, 180-pound defensive back, will attend training camp with the Ticats after capturing the Ontario Junior Football Conference championship with the Hamilton Hurricanes in 2010.
Varallo, a 6-4, 250-pound linebacker has played three seasons with the London Beefeaters.
Kourtesiotis (Cur-tus-ee-oh-tis), a 6-4, 275-pound native of Toronto, Ontario, has recorded 44.5 tackles and 4.5 quarterback sacks in four seasons at Laurier.
Malabuyoc (Mah-lah-boo-yock), a 6-0, 225-pound native of Vancouver, British Columbia, spent the last two seasons at Hawaii.
Owens, a 6-1, 185-pound native of Regina, Saskatchewan, played four seasons at Regina, hauling in 109 passes for 1,606 yards and 13 touchdowns. He was named a Canada West All-Star and second-team CIS All-Canadian in 2010.
About the Hamilton Tiger-Cats
The Hamilton Tiger-Cats are a member of the Canadian Football League (CFL) with a rich 142-year history, which includes 15 Grey Cup Championships. For more information log onto www.ticats.ca
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